Our technical interns dispatched prior to the implementation of the new guidelines during their technical training program in Plastic Molding Injection and Assembly. Ganbatte!
Our technical interns for Akasaka Seimitsu Co. in Tokyo, Japan took part of the Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest. Three (3) of our interns joined the said event and they got the first and second prize among other participants from China, Vietnam and Mongolia. We are truly proud of you!
Our technical interns deployed under the TESDA-JITCO prior the implementation of the new program having fun during their yasumi (rest day). Work Hard! Play Hard!
Last Batch of trainees under TESDA-JITCO on their training academy in Japan. They already finished their Japanese Course last January 8, 2011 and already started their Technical Training with their respective Implementing Organization. GANBATTE KUDASAI!
December 8, 2010 the last batch of Technical Interns under the TESDA- JITCO Skills and Technology Transfer Project was deployed by Sodeyama Foundation Inc. (now Sodeyama Training Center Inc.). The said technical interns will start under the new training program by JITCO. We deployed 25 technical interns despite of the very tight schedule but with the effort of the hardworking staff and colleagues we still able to dispatch them all on target date requested by the Supervising Organization.
The 25 technical interns will have their training on Plastic Molding Injection, Assembly and Construction (Steel Painting). We wish you all the luck GANBATTE KUDASAI!
Japanese Immigration and Control Refugee Act and the Philippine Migrant Worker Act of 1995 was amended and took effect on July 2010 following the transition of the JITCO Program from POEA to TESDA. In line with this the Department of Labor and Employment issued Department Order No. 106 Series of 2010 governing the implementation of the JITCO Program under the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, thus with this department order the deployment of Technical Intern for the JITCO program will be handled by POEA Licensed Agency and the preparatory training for the said program will be offered by TESDA accredited training center. The said implementing guidelines was published on Manila Times and will took effect September 2010.
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Due to the amendments on the Japanese Immigration Control and Refugee Act and the Philippine Migrant Worker Act as amended, the TESDA-JITCO STTP will be under the supervision of POEA starting July 1, 2010. New guidelines is still pending for approval of both DOLE, POEA, JITCO and TESDA.
Trainees on the pipeline will still be under the old system. TESDA already issued an LOR to these trainees however the exit clearance will be issued by POEA.
Further updates regarding this transition will be posted.
Last March 19, 2010 an annual JITCO Consultation and Seminar was held at the Tandang Sora Hall of the TESDA Women Center. This was headed by Mr. Kenzuke Tsuzuki, Vice-President of JITCO and Mr. Yuzo Hayashi of the Immigration Department. The seminar is about the amendments on the guidelines of the STTP Program due to the revision on the Immigration Control and Refugee Act of Japan.
New Immigration Control Act permit foreign trainees to gain a "Technical Intern" status and will be considered as regular worker by their Implementing Organization without the need of obtaining a "Trainee" residential status.
07 March 2010 - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) wishes to inform the public that beginning tomorrow, March 8, passport services will commence at a new building located at the corner of Bradco and Macapagal Avenues in Aseana Business Park, near the Mall of Asia.
The new telephone numbers at this building are the following: (02)737-1000, (02) 831-8971, (02) 551-4437, (02) 551-4402, (02)834-4855 and (02) 834-4424.
To ensure quick, comfortable service, passport applicants are advised to check the passport requirements and secure an online appointment at www.passport.com.ph or call (02)737-1000. Applications may also be filed with the DFA's 19 Regional Consular and satellite offices.
Applicants are no longer required to bring photographs since they will have their pictures taken using ePassport data capturing machines at the new building.
They still need to bring other necessary requirements such as the application form that is available for download at the DFA website and at the reception desks of the new consular building.
Only those with confirmed appointments will be accommodated at the new facility. No escorts are allowed to accompany individual applicants at this time.
The new 7,000-square meter, four-storey building is a few blocks away from the DFA main building.
The new building is part of the ongoing modernization program undertaken by Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo to further improve the DFA's frontline services which include harnessing new technologies in passport and visa issuances and streamlined procedures in the authentication of documents.
"It is part of our dream for the Filipino people to have a world-class passport and consular services. We have done it through the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) and the ePassport, and now the dream is complete with the new DFA-Office of Consular Affairs building," he said.